In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Gussage St Andrew like this:
GUSSAGE, a tything and a chapelry in Handley parish, Dorset. The tything is conjoint with Minchington, and lies 5½ miles W by N of Cranborne, and 8 NE of Blandford r. station. Real property of G. with M., £1, 992. Pop., 163. The chapelry bears the name of Gussage-St. Andrew; and its post town is Gussage, under Cranborne. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Handley, in the diocese of Salisbury. The church is good.
Additional information about this locality is available for Sixpenny Handley
Gussage St Andrew is now part of East Dorset district. Click here for graphs and data of how East Dorset has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Gussage St Andrew itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Gussage St Andrew in East Dorset | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 27th March 2017
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